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How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat
This would be a handy skill to learn in a SHTF situation. If there were no boats around and you needed to get across a river or use the river as a highway this would be a great solution. Coracles are adaptable and can be made to meet the needs of your situation.
The coracle is an extremely shallow-draft boat, which floats on the water like a cork. The small, round design makes this boat easily maneuverable and easily hidden in some brush if there is a need. Check out the article which tells you exactly what you need to make one of your own and provides some easy to follow pictures.